The days of giving a dowry in exchange for someone’s hand in marriage are long gone. Now, you have to win over your in-laws with your own smile and charm.
Are you struggling to bond with your father-in-law? If your significant other’s dad is a hard nut to crack, you might need a little bribery on your side.
Giving the best father-in-law gift at your next family get together may just earn you those brownie points you so desperately need.
So, grab your gift wrap, and let’s check out some winning father-in-law gifts.
If your father-in-law is a sports fanatic, he’ll love a gift based on his favorite sports team. It’s no secret that most men get pretty invested in “their” teams.
Whether it’s college or professional sports, there are plenty of father-in-law gift options to choose from. Blankets, jerseys, and hats are classic choices.
If possible, splurge on some tickets to a live event.
Tools and Gadgets
What man doesn’t love a handy tool or tech gadget?
If your father-in-law loves working with his hands, a new tool for his workbench or man cave is sure to win him over. A pocket knife engraved with his name, a digital tape measure, or a rechargeable headlamp are like toys for grown men.
A portable charger, key and phone finder, or car trunk organizer are perfect for the father-in-law on the go.
Gifts for the Grill Master
Is your father-in-law happiest when he’s in the kitchen or cooking BBQ? There are plenty of awesome gifts to help kick his cooking game into high gear.
A stainless steel BBQ grill tool set guarantees all of his grilling necessities are always on hand. Help him spice things up with a gourmet grilling spice and seasoning set.
Does your father-in-law have a good sense of humor? Who doesn’t love a classic, “Kiss the Chef” apron, complete with his name and a goofy caricature?
A high-end breakfast sandwich maker or waffle iron is perfect for cooking up those big Sunday breakfasts the family loves so much.
Booze and Beyond
Does your father-in-law enjoy kicking back and enjoying a nice cold beer once in a while? A beer stein or glass engraved with his name or initials is a useful and meaningful gift.
If your father-in-law is more of a whiskey guy, a gorgeous glass box set complete with whiskey stones is sure to impress him. So is an expensive bottle of alcohol like Crown Royal XR or a quality bottle of Scotch.
The Best Father-in-Law Gift Comes From the Heart
Whether you’re trying to win over your new “dad” or you’ve been in the family for years, giving a father-in-law gift he’ll love is still a tough task.
Appeal to his likes and hobbies. Personalized items show you care and remind him of you each time he uses your gift.